Financial, Professional & Business Services
As new industries are emerging alongside new technology Mid and East Antrim, located on the periphery of Belfast is well poised as a key area for FDI’s to set up, perform in global markets, grow and develop.
Digital & ICT
There is a real opportunity to build on the contemporary capabilities and skills within the Borough and expand into new areas such as data analytics, networks and sensors and cyber security.
There were over 800,000 visits to visitor attractions in Mid and East Antrim in 2018, with Carrickfergus Castle the most visited attraction.
Clean Technology & Energy
Mid and East Antrim Borough has long been the powerhouse supplying electricity to Northern Ireland economy.
The local economy is mainly reliant on the sustainability and prosperity of this industry, with nearly one third of local businesses in the wider agricultural sector.